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Unsimple truths

Author: Sandra D Mitchell
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author argues that the long-standing scientific and philosophical deference to reductive explanations founded on simple universal laws, linear causal models, and predict-and-act strategies fails  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra D Mitchell
ISBN: 9780226006628 022600662X 9780226532653 0226532658
OCLC Number: 857651415
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sandra D. Mitchell.

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"Very stimulating. . . . ["Unsimple Truths"] is clean and spare and fun to read. And to argue with. What more could one ask of a philosophical treatise?"--Michael Ruse "Quarterly Review of Biology " Read more...

 
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